Rostock, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Rostock, Germany? If you're planning to go to Rostock, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Rostock, Germany

Based on the climate and weather in Rostock, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Rostock, Germany by month

January

If you go to Rostock in January, you will notice that it is frosty, somewhat snowy, very rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots

February

February here is frigid, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella

March

If you visit Rostock during March, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

April

April in Rostock can be brisk, very rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

May

Traveling to Rostock in May, you will notice that it is chilly, very rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

June

June here is cool, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

July

If you visit Rostock during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts

August

August here is mild, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

September

In September, Rostock can be chilly, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Rostock, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

October

October in Rostock can be brisk, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts

November

If you vacation in Rostock during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat

December

December here is cold, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Rostock, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rostock, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Rostock
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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